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COMPACT is a quarterly publication for workers' compensation professionals. Published by the Department of Labor and Industry's Workers' Compensation Division, this newsletter provides the most recent news and case information in the field of workers' compensation. Visit the archive for past editions.

December 2019

Contents

  • Work Comp Campus Stakeholder Showcases:  Attendees get update, try hands-on user testing, give feedback

  • Notice, comment period for proposed expedited permanent rules governing treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Richard Davis named Alternative Dispute Resolution director

  • Workers' compensation coverage for farms

  • Minnesota workplace injury, illness rate reaches new all-time low

  • Workers' compensation committee seeks new member, three alternates

  • DLI collecting data about hospital outpatient fee schedule, ambulatory surgical center payment system

  • Reminder:  2018 SCF assessment 'true-up'

  • Recordkeeping training offered in January, includes webinar

  • Turn to Office of Workers' Compensation Ombudsman for help with claims

  • CompFact:  Injured worker age distribution shows little change

  • Report compares Minnesota medical payments, use with 17 other states

  • Workers' compensation events calendar

  • Court decisions:  August through October 2019

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